Land Subdivision Regulation in North Carolina

Monday, April 4, 2016
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Land Subdivision Regulation in North Carolina

This book covers the law, policy, and practice of land subdivision regulation in North Carolina. Designed for subdivision ordinance administrators, city and county planners, attorneys, and other interested public and private professionals, it is a resource for understanding the legal framework and practical applications of land subdivision regulation in North Carolina. Chapters cover a variety of topics such as:

  • the authority for regulation,
  • the procedures for review and approval of subdivision plats,
  • subdivision design and standards for improvements,
  • the dedication of land and improvements to the public, and
  • subdivision ordinance enforcement.

Two appendixes provide a comparison of the statutory authority for cities and counties to regulate land subdivision, and case summaries of related North Carolina court cases.

Publication date: 
Monday, April 4, 2016
Adam Lovelady
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Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles
Topics - Local and State Government